Not too many boards have it yet since it has HDCP support. Sign up now Username Password Remember Me. In the device manager it did say someting about a realtek gigabit adaptor and no error. This motherboard will operate best with good internal system airflow. But in network devices, all I had was a modem I wonder where it came from, maybe a default installation device? With the P Platinum at least you get some space for air to get in.

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Will let you all know by then.

Will give it a shoot with another driver. No problems with the previous Version 6.

Intel P965: MSI P965 Platinum and ECS PX1 Extreme

Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. In the device manager it did say someting about a realtek gigabit adaptor and no error.

For the application it is intended for, heck, even for regular non-overclocking folk, it truly is a bright star in the motherboard landscape of mediocrity. Log platonum Don’t have an account?

Privacy policy and Terms of Use. Maybe the last time: Everything is explained in an easy to understand language. Auto,,PCIe Speeds: When we saw the board and bundle we knew MSI had designed this product for budget users, ethermet we didn’t know how much of a budget this board was meant for.


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While I agree that the moniker “Extreme” might be misguided to an overclocking nut, it qualifies when looking at the features. Once started, you can try opening Firefox and see if you have any connectivity. Our first look at the P offering from MSI really left us with a sour taste in our mouth. Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon UK’s website. MSI Theater Pro: It was really a big disappointment from a company who we know can do a whole lot better.

This could be due to a faulty mainboard, or? Anyway, It failed as well.

While price was its saving grace it wasn’t the most exciting motherboard we’ve ever reviewed. Sign up now Username Password Remember Me. About the only surface level “component” they could improve on would be to include a TI chipset for firewire instead of VIA, but that’s a small complaint.

MSI P Platinum Intel Core 2 Duo Motherboard Review –

No Gigabit realtek adaptor: It’s been a while coming but we managed to arrange another look at an Intel P based motherboard from MSI. Overclocking and Memory Test Systems: In general we found that the MSI P Platinum motherboard performed very well in practically all the benchmarks tossed its way. I made the mistake of installing the latest, and although it is now working OK, the install process failed near the finish and I had to reboot.


First time ever seen this: It supports Quad Core processors and all the latest mod cons but we’ll put it on the test bed and if it’s worth considering as your next purchase.

The user manual is well done, providing novice users with enough guidance to make it through hardware installation.

MSI P965 Platinum – motherboard – ATX – LGA775 Socket – P965 Series

Just tried Ubuntu, pretty funny. Some other boards have these features, but none have them all.

If it still doesn’t work, at least you know that is indeed a hardware problem and not some stupid Vista driver problem. It simply wont work!! You’ll need a good motherboard to go with that shiny msl Core 2 Duo processor, and platforms based on the Intel P Express chipset offer some of the best value at the moment.